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Digital payments company Square is rolling out the ability to buy and sell bitcoin to more users of its popular Cash App. The company announced today that, following news last year that it was testing the feature with a limited number of users, the option is being expanded further. That said, users in the U.S. …

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Adam James · January 31, 2018 · 4:30 pm<!– Excerpt As investors eagerly wait in anticipation to see where exactly Bitcoin will go, its prospects as a viable currency are coming under scrutiny. Cryptocurrency, Minus the ‘Currency’? Bitcoin is looking less and less like a viable currency every day, as companies continue to drop the …

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The initial coin offering (ICO) for the Kodak-branded cryptocurrency, dubbed KodakCoin, has been delayed. The public sale was originally supposed to launch on Jan. 31, as previously reported by CoinDesk, following a pre-sale during which 8 million KodakCoins were sold. Per the statement, the delay is being attributed to an extended process of verifying that those trying to invest are actually accredited …

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By Josiah Wilmoth Social media platform Facebook has adopted a new advertising policy that advertisements for bitcoin, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and some other cryptocurrency-related products and services. Facebook Bans ICO-Related Ads as Scams Mount The company made the announcement in a blog post, stating that while it did not have a hostile stance toward …

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South Korea will remain a key region for future cryptocurrency adoption. Even though regulation is in place, there is a bright future ahead. So much even that Wemakeprice will implement cryptocurrency payments very soon. They plan to support Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Ethereum. It is possible more currencies will be supported, but those have not been …

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Governments, journalists, experts, and more have issued or written guidance on how to understand bitcoin. But none of these guides are as helpful as Square’s new illustrated story about the birth of Bitcoin that even small children can understand. The explainer, called “My First Bitcoin and the Legend of Satoshi Nakamoto” and titled in blazing …

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Reports from the 대한민국 Republic of South Korea (ROK) indicate its Customs Service announced on Wednesday, 31 January 2018, it has discovered “cryptocurrency crimes” which amount to nearly 600 million USD. South Korea Customs Service Finds Almost $600 Million in Cryptocurrency Crime ROK Customs Service released a statement claiming to have “uncovered cryptocurrency crimes worth …

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A lot of cryptocurrency enthusiasts want to have some form of cold storage. Paper wallets are a great way to achieve this goal. Not everyone wants to go through this process themselves, though. It’s always advised not to use an online service for paper wallet generation. CryptoStorage is an online solution which is open source …

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Samuel Rae · January 31, 2018 · 2:00 pm<!– Excerpt Harunustaspor, a Turkish amateur football team, just bought a player using bitcoin. The Bitcoin space might be struggling from a price and a sentiment perspective right now but that hasn’t stopped the flow of quirky news that’s become prevalent over the last six months or …

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In a market as berserk as the one for cryptocurrencies, every gambler wants to know which horses are worth betting on. In the fall Grayscale Investments, an asset manager and subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, one of the biggest cryptocurrency-focused venture capital firms, added a third fund of virtual coins to its portfolio of offerings: …

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